LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers go for a third straight win on Saturday afternoon with their second game against the Angels, and will use the same starting lineup as Friday night.
That means another day off for the slumping Joc Pederson to clear his head, as manager Don Mattingly suggested on Friday.
The Dodgers have scored 10 and five runs in their last two games, trying on Saturday to score five or more runs in three straight games for the first time since May 10-12.
Perhaps more importantly, Clayton Kershaw was not scratched from this start. At least not yet.
The Dodgers ace will take his 29-inning scoreless streak into Saturday, making his first start since July 23. This is his second career start on exactly eight days rest. The other came on July 21, 2013, when he allowed two runs in seven innings in a win over the Nationals while striking out nine.
Left-hander Andrew Heaney starts for the Angels. The old friend has been fantastic so for the Halos, 5-0 with a 1.79 ERA in six starts, with 31 strikeouts and five walks in 40 innings.
The Dodgers with their win over Hector Santiago on Friday evened their record against left-handed pitchers this season at 10-10. They have won six of their last eight games against southpaw starters.
Time: 1:10 p.m. PT
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